Dr. Alva Childress, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 67

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Dr. Childress' Experience

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Dr. Childress' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Childress Performs

  • C-Section
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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Hospital Quality

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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204

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Providence Center for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
101 W 8th Ave # 1100
Spokane, WA 99204
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    Dr. Childress' Experience

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Hospital Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • C-Section
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breech Position
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chlamydia Infections
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Thrombosis
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    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Eastern Va Med School
    Sentara Norfolk Gen Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Childress & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Childress' Hospital Quality

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    Office Locations

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    Providence Center for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    101 W 8th Ave # 1100
    Spokane, WA 99204
    (509) 474-4060 (Office)
    (509) 474-6198 (Fax)
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    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Childress
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Childress
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
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